Tempestad is the parallel journey of two women. Mirror-like, it reflects the impact of the violence and impunity that afflict Mexico. Through their voices, we are drawn into the heart of their feelings, steeped in loss and pain, but also love, dignity and resistance. A morning on a quite normal day: Miriam is arrested at her workplace and is accused, without proof, of “people trafficking”. Adela works as a clown in a travelling circus. Ten years ago, her life was irreversibly transformed; every night during the show, she evokes her missing daughter, Monica.
New York: Opens Oct. 20 at Anthology Film Archives.